ABBATH Announce North American Tour With OBITUARY, MIDNIGHT, DEVIL MASTER

June 26, 2019, 4 months ago

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ABBATH Announce North American Tour With OBITUARY, MIDNIGHT, DEVIL MASTER

Norwegian black metal titans, Abbath, will be touring North America this fall with Obituary, Midnight, and Devil Master. This mammoth metal package will kick off on September 27 in Baton Rogue, LA and will run all the way until October 25 in Atlanta, GA. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, June 28 at 10 AM, local time.

This tour also comes with a chance for fans to meet Abbath. Abbath has partnered with Future Beat to offer a Meet & Greet package on tour. All packages include a ticket, early entry to the venue, exclusive merchandise and an exclusive meet & greet with a personal photograph with Abbath.

To view the available packages, head here.

Dates:

September
27 - Baton Rouge, LA - Varsity Theatre
28 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Bar and Grill
29 - Austin, TX - Come and Take it Live!

October
1 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
2 - Tucson, AZ - Encore
3 - San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick
4 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
5 - Berkeley, CA - The UC Theatre
6 - Reno, NV - Cargo
8 - Grand Junction, CO - Mesa Theater
9 - Denver, CO - Summit
10 - Lawrence, KS - The Granada
11 - St. Louis, MO - The Ready Room
12 - Joliet, IL - The Forge
13 - Madison, WI - Sylvee
15 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrew's Hall
17 - Toronto, ON - The Phoenix
18 - Montreal, QC - The Corona Theatre
19 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theater
20 - Providence, RI - The Strand
21 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
23 - Baltimore, MD - Sound Stage
24 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre
25 - Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre

Abbath recently made the following contest announcement:

"Starting today, headbangers around the world will have a chance to win a sweet Abbath merch bundle, courtesy of Season Of Mist, which will include a shirt, Outstrider digipack, Outstrider vinyl, a patch, and Abbath corpse paint kit! To enter, paint your face up like Abbath and use the hashtag #AbbathFacepaint for a chance to win! We will be picking two winners across the globe. The contest starts today and closes on July 5. Good luck and don't forget to take Abbath!"🤘

Abbath's new album, Outstrider, will be available via Season Of Mist on July 5. Pre-order the album here.

When Abbath announced that he had left Immortal, it sent massive shockwaves through the metal scene. The iconic frontman had long become the "face" of the Norwegian black scene, his image synonymous with the genre. Upon releasing his debut album with his eponymous new band, Abbath, in 2016, trve fans were satiated with a dose of icy, blackened fury.

Now, the Norwegian giant returns for round two, armed with a refined lineup and ready to strike with a sophomore effort that is sure to once again exceed the expectations of Abbath’s loyal fanbase. Outstrider sees a maturation in sound, delivering a tighter, well-rounded offering from the band as they come into their own identity.

While there are moments that certainly channel the frosty hallmarks of Immortal, there is no danger of Abbath repeating that formula. Abbath draws from NWOBM and melodic influences, adding a fresh new flavor to the sound that the band’s founder came to define.

Oustrider consists of eight, crushing original songs and concludes with a fiery Bathory cover. The album promises a full-on aural assault from start to finish with frigid riffage and a robust pocket that are layered with vocals from one of the most identifiable voices in black metal. If you thought Abbath came in hot with their last record, just wait until you hear this!

The cover artwork for Outstrider was created by Kim Holm and Olav Iversen.

Tracklisting:

"Calm In Ire (Of Hurricane)"
"Bridge Of Spasms"
"The Artifex"
"Harvest Pyre"
"Land Of Khem"
"Outstrider"
"Scythewinder"
"Hecate"
"Pace Till Death" (Bathory cover)

"Outstrider":

"Calm In Ire (Of Hurricane)" lyric video:

"Harvest Pyre" video:

Teaser:

Abbath will headline the Beyond The Gates festival in Norway on Saturday, August 24. Label mates Mayhem are schedule to headline the Norwegian festival on Thursday August 22. Abbath will also perform at Stonehenge Festival 2019, on July 27 in Steenwijk, Netherlands.

Abbath will support Outstrider with a European tour in early 2020. Special guests on the tour will be 1349 and Vltimas.

Dates:

January
23 - Weimar, Germany - Uhrwerk
24 - Bochum, Germany - Matrix
25 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Doornroosje
26 - Antwerpen, Belgium - Trix
27 - London, England - Islington Assembly Room
28 - Paris, France - La Machine Du Moulin Rouge
29 - Nantes, France - Stereolux
30 - Toulouse, France - Metronum
31 - Barcelona, Spain - Salamandra

February
1 - Madrid, Spain - But
2 - Lyon, France - Nikasi Kao
4 - Mannheim, Germany - MS Connexion Complex
5 - München, Germany - Backstage
6 - Luzern, Switzerland - Schüür
7 - Parma, Italy - Campus Music Industry
8 - Brno, Czech Republic - Fleda
9 - Warschau, Poland - Progresja
11 - Berlin, Germany - Festzaal Kreuzberg
12 - Hamburg, Germany - Kulturpalast
13 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Amager Bio
14 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Tradgarn
15 - Stockholm, Sweden - Fryhuset Klubben

Lineup:

Abbath - Vocals & guitars
Ole Andre Farstad -Guitars
Ukri Suviletho - Drums
Mia Wallace - Bass

(Photos - Francisco Munoz)



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